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Means of rehabilitation should really make life easier for persons with disabilities - Saparbayev

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Minister of labor and social protection of the population of RK Berdibek Saparbayev during a working trip to Atyrau held a meeting on the implementation of orders of the President of RK in the social and labor sphere, given at the enlarged meeting of the Government of RK.

It was attended by heads of departments of coordination of employment and social programs, agriculture, labor inspection, departments of state revenue, labor, social protection and migration, population employment centers, industrial enterprises, representatives of non-governmental organizations and the chamber of entrepreneurs "Atameken".

The participants of the meeting considered the issues of targeted social assistance, creation of new jobs, employment and observance of labor rights of workers.

"Since April 1 this year, 14 314 people have applied to the authorized bodies for advice on the TSA. All were given comprehensive answers and recommendations. To date, 5 748 families with 32 670 people have been assigned and paid targeted social assistance in the total amount of 1.3 billion KZT, - informed the first Deputy akim of Atyrau region Serik Shapkenov.

In turn, Berdibek Saparbayev gave a positive assessment of the work carried out in the region, focusing on a number of topical issues.

The Minister pointed to the need in accordance with the order of the President to ensure local prevention of violations in the appointment and payment of ASA, to strengthen the work of precinct commissions and the conclusion of social contracts with able-bodied recipients of benefits.

Another important issue which drew the attention of the head of the Ministry of labor - engagement of unemployed and self-employed population in active measures to promote employment within the framework of the state program "Enbek".

"This year, measures of state support for young people, persons with disabilities, large and low-income families have been significantly expanded in terms of the allocation of preferential micro-loans, grants for starting their own businesses, creating social jobs at home, learning the basics of business and demanded technical specialties. For these purposes, on behalf of the President, an additional 50 billion KZT was allocated," he said.

The meeting also discussed measures of social protection of persons with disabilities. The Minister stressed the importance of full provision of this category of citizens with technical means of rehabilitation that meet all quality and technical requirements.

"It is very important that technical means really make life easier and comfortable to use. In this regard, Aktobe launched a pilot project "social services Portal". This portal will allow persons with disabilities to choose the necessary technical means of rehabilitation and services on their own, without public procurement, taking into account their individual needs. In General, the work to ensure the rights and improve the quality of life of persons with disabilities is an important priority of the Ministry", B. Saparbayev said.

Rehabilitation centres should be established in all regions of the country. The next stage will be the opening of small centers in the districts, the Minister said.

It should be noted that in May this year, the national plan to ensure the rights and improve the quality of life of persons with disabilities until 2025 was adopted, which includes a set of measures for social protection, education, health, training of social workers, etc.

Addressing the heads of industrial enterprises, Berdibek Saparbayev recalled the need for strict observance of labor rights of employees, ensuring favorable and safe working conditions, preventing wage arrears and discrimination of Kazakh and foreign employees.

In addition, during his working trip to Atyrau, Berdibek Saparbayev got acquainted with the work of the center of special social services and the employment center.

Changed on 18 July, 2019 - 15:38
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